plaster cast

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  1. any piece of sculpture reproduced in plaster of Paris.

Origin of plaster cast

First recorded in 1815–25

Words Nearby plaster cast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use plaster cast in a sentence

  • The bust she destroyed had been only the plaster cast; the piece-mould remained, and might be a cause of danger.

    The Eternal City | Hall Caine
  • Motionless in his place, and white as a plaster cast, Maxence had witnessed this lamentable scene.

    Other People's Money | Emile Gaboriau
  • He was an irritable convalescent in a plaster cast, too nervous to be patient.

    Kenny | Leona Dalrymple

British Dictionary definitions for plaster cast

plaster cast

  1. surgery a cast made of plaster of Paris: See cast (def. 40)

  2. a copy or mould of a sculpture or other object cast in plaster of Paris

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